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Red Hat Adds IBM Vet Alfred Zollar to Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2018 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has appointed Alfred Zollar, a veteran of IBM (NYSE: IBM), to its board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Zollar has served as a division general manager for network computer software, as president and CEO for the Lotus Software division …

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IBM Cloud-Based Collaboration Tech Cleared Under FedRAMP

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured approval under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer its collaboration platform to government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Federal Times reported Wednesday that John Hamilton, manager of operations for FedRAMP, unveiled the authorization of IBM Connections on Twitter …

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IBM’s Andras Szakal Lands Award for Work on Open Tech Standards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2018 — Andras Szakal, vice president and chief technology officer of the U.S. federal business at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has received recognition from The Open Group industry consortium for his contribution to drive innovation through open technology standards, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The organization said Friday Szakal …

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ViON to Help DISA Use IBM Servers Under Potential $171M IDIQ; Tom Frana Comments

ViON has received a potential 10-year, $170.9 million contract to supply chip sets for the Defense Information Systems Agency to use IBM-built (NYSE: IBM) servers. Under the contract, ViON will provide System P computer chips for the Power Systems server platform at multiple DISA facilities on an on-demand basis, the company said Wednesday. …

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Former IBM Security Lead Mathew Newfield Appointed Unisys CISO

Mathew Newfield, former director of the global managed security services business at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as chief information security officer. He will lead a corporate team that aims to design, develop and implement an information security and risk program across Unisys’ regions and businesses, which include …

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DISA grants DoD Impact Level 5 authorization for IBM IaaS cloud platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2018 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted IBM (NYSE: IBM) a provisional authorization to host Impact Level 5 data at the Defense Department and other federal customers through its multitenant cloud computing service, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The authorization allows IBM to offer its SmartCloud for …

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John Pereira Named Intell Community Fellow at IBM Center for The Business of Government

John Pereira, intelligence industry leader for defense and intelligence at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM)  global business services unit, has been named an intelligence community fellow at the IBM Center for The Business of Government. IBM said TuesdayPereira will lead the center’s thought leadership activity related to the government intelligence enterprise and offer …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up – This Week’s Wash100 Top Movers: GovCon Executives Outpace Government Counterparts

Weekly Roundup February 26 – March 2, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes This Week’s Wash100 Top Movers: GovCon Executives Outpace Government Counterparts Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO We’re now six weeks into the 5th Annual Wash100 season and this week GovCon Executives outpaced Government Executives in the “Movers This Week” category …

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Microsoft Names New Chief Diversity Officer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has hired IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) former vice president for human resources as chief diversity officer who will lead cross-company workforce diversity efforts, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Lindsay-Rae McIntyre brings approximately 20 years of experience from her previous work, where she …

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Booz Allen Hamilton Announces Passing of Gio Patterson, VP for Health Business

Giovanna “Gio” Patterson, most recently vice president for Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) health business at the National Institutes of Health, passed away Sunday at the age of 53, GovCon Wire has learned. She played a key role in the development of the business unit’s analytics growth platform as well as …

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